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  1. Bank officer caught dumping body parts in GangaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of India

    SHEORAPHULI/DURGAPUR: A bank manager was arrested in West Bengal on Saturday for allegedly murdering his lover and her daughter and chopping their bodies into pieces. The accused, 45-year-old Samaresh Sarkar, was caught by commuters when he was dumping the body parts off a ferry into the Ganga in three suitcases.

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  2. Govt and TMC gear up to foil trade union strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Aug. 29: The Trinamul Congress has decided to adopt a two-pronged strategy of using the administration and the party's muscle power to foil the 24-hour strike called by Left trade unions on Wednesday. The decision came at a meeting a day after Mamata Banerjee declared that it would take her a minute to strike down the Front's challenge.

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  3. Md. Sp. rout BNR 7-0Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: There were goals galore at the Barasat Stadium on Saturday as Mohammedan Sporting routed BNR 7-0 in a CFL Premier Division match. Mohammedan Sporting could have won by a bigger margin had their frontliners been a little more industrious in front of the goal.

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  4. EB not taking it easy vs SAIRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Sixteen points from six matches, East Bengal are well on course to win the CFL title for the record-equalling sixth time in a row. But speak to coach Biswajit Bhattacharjee, he will tell you that nothing is won unless you win it.

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  5. Onion shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Dhanbad, Aug. 29: Dhanbad Chamber of Commerce and Industries, along with Purana Bazar Chamber of Commerce, sold onions at cost price in different parts of the district today - a no-profit-no-loss initiative to lessen the burden on common people who have been forced to live without their favourite vegetable being traded at exorbitant rates in local markets. Three stalls at Purana Bazaar, Dhanbad Bazar Samiti and Jharia market sold the bulb vegetable at Rs 44 per kg, around Rs 20-25 cheaper than the retail market rates.

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  6. CPI-M leader accuses Trinamool of attempting to kill himRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Senior CPI-M leader and Siliguri Mayor Ashok Bhattacharya on Saturday accused the state's ruling Trinamool Congress of attempting to kill him when he had gone to attend a meeting in the town in northern West Bengal. My car was attacked with sticks, bamboo poles and flag stands.

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  7. Opposition parties protest across Bengal after TET fiascoRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    West Bengal's opposition parties and their youth and mass organisations hit the streets on Saturday in protest against the state government's "failure" to hold the Teacher Eligibility Test examinations scheduled for Sunday, after a bag of question papers "mysteriously" went missing. Over 23 lakh candidates had applied for the TET examination, though which teachers in primary schools were slated to be recruited.

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  8. Bengal man nabbed with dismembered bodies of woman, child in bagsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    A man in West Bengal's Hooghly district was arrested on Saturday while he was trying to dispose off the bodies of a woman and a minor girl suspected to be killed by him, police said. The accused Samaresh Sarkar, was caught with three trolley bags inside which the dismembered bodies of a woman and a minor girl were found.

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  9. Heroic Scot's amazing letters home reveal the hardship of...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    It read: "Dear Dad, Thank you for giving me the gift of writing, especially letters, which you were so good at yourself. You are my hero.

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  10. Kolkata: Primary TET exam postponed after question paper missingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The West Bengal government on Friday has postponed the Primary Teachers Eligibility Test exam to Oct 4, which was scheduled for Sunday , after the disappearance of two packets of questions. On Thursday, one bus, containing TETs question papers, was going to Hooghly district of West Bengal from West Bengal Board of Secondary Education s office in Kolkatas Salt Lake area.

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  11. Smart Cities: Location key for selection of first 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    For public authorities to be told they have not passed the grade, even if they have the options to improve, is a new challenge of governance. It will be premature for the 98 cities and towns shortlisted by the Ministry of Urban Development as candidates for Smart Cities to order mithais right away.

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  12. CalcuttaRead the original story

    Friday | The Telegraph

    A 19-year-old law student playing with a basketball in the fire refuge of a residential highrise off the Bypass plunged eight floors to his death on Friday morning. Eight schoolchildren had a narrow escape on Friday morning when the pool car ferrying them turned on its side after a tyre burst caused by the vehicle landing on a manhole... If Shalimar brings to your mind images of Rex Harrison mouthing Hindi dialogues, think again.

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  13. Shalimar on Duronto track to overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    If Shalimar brings to your mind images of Rex Harrison mouthing Hindi dialogues, think again. Closer home, Shalimar, the station nestled near Shibpur in Howrah, has travelled a long way from being a goods yard to a full-fledged passenger facility and a Duronto halt besides being one of the locations for a Hollywood film recently.

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  14. Akshar's awesome spellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta/Wayanad: Akshar Patel scalped four wickets without conceding a single run in a destructive spell, as India A clinched the unofficial cricket Test series 1-0 against South Africa A, with an imposing innings and 81 runs victory in the second and final match on Friday. The home team declared at the overnight score of 417/8, before bundling out South Africa for a mere 76 on the fourth and final day.

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  15. Bagan win, but err big timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: Dudu Omagbemi scored a brace again and was named Man of the Match. Lalkamal Bhowmick too got his name on the scoresheet after a long time as Mohun Bagan did well enough to beat Tollygunge Agragami - on paper a strong side - 3-1 in Friday's CFL Premier Division tie at the Barasat Stadium.

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  16. Special trains for Puja seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, Aug. 28: The Northeast Frontier Railway will run three special trains for Assam, north Bengal and Calcutta during the Durga Puja season. "There will be one special train between Kamakhya and Sealdah.

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  17. Gurung requests CM to reconsider Presidency planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Darjeeling, Aug. 28: Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today took to Facebook to request Mamata Banerjee to reconsider her plans of setting up a campus of Presidency University in Kurseong, mildly prodding the government instead of resorting to belligerent protests like in the past. "At this juncture, appreciating the motive of the Hon'ble CM, the people of the Hills would appeal to her to reconsider the decision as it may have an adverse impact and the Centre may back out on the decision on the establishment of the Central University," Gurung wrote.

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  18. Kissing the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Telegraph

    When King George V and Queen Mary left what was called a "native pageant" in Calcutta in January 1912, "the crowd burst the barriers, and the curious sight was again witnessed of Indians kissing the ground where Their Majesties had stood, and carrying off with them small handfuls of dust from the proximity of the thrones." Describing that extraordinary scene, Lord Hardinge used the word, again, because he had witnessed similar exuberance at the previous week's Delhi Durbar.

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  19. Farmer in India has been naked for 40 years - because he is allergic to clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail on Sunday

    ... it cannot reduce my problem.' He poses with a neighbour's child outside his residence at a village in West Bengal, India, where he says people are used to his naked ways As a child he did occasionally feel uncomfortable naked, but he now accepts ...

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  20. A|L|O|N|ERead the original story

    Friday | TrekEarth

    Shot taken at Shankarpur Beach, West Bengal.. About Shankarpur:- Shankarpur is a virgin beach town located 14 km east of Digha in West Bengal.

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